Archarius villosus (Fabricius, 1781)
Until a recent name change, Archarius villosus was formerly known as Curculio villosus. A Nationally notable B species, this characteristic grey Weevil, was found on low vegetation at the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's Gamston Wood reserve near Retford. There are known records from the Sherwood Forest area, but Archarius villosus has a scattered UK distribution, mostly in a line from the Severn to The Wash.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Archarius villosus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2016

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